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Mustang Training Competitions, Adoptions Coming in April

The Extreme Mustang Makeover, a competition featuring mustangs, will debut at Lynn Palm's Women LUV Horses event April 3-5 and will return to the Midwest Horse Fair for the second consecutive year April 17-19.

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AQHA Executive Vice President Stepping Down in March

The registration of more than 2 million of the now more than 5 million horses in the American Quarter Horse Association registry and a growth in membership numbers from 276,500 to more than 350,000 are examples of the success of the customer Read More

Racing Group to Give $500K in Scholarships

The Race For Education will award more than $500,000 in scholarship money this year to young people in the equine industry, bringing the organization's total scholarship awards to more than $2.5 million since its inception in 2002 Read More

Unwanted Horse Group Offers Speakers for Equine Events

The Unwanted Horse Coalition's (UHC) National Speaker Program is up and running. The UHC has volunteers across the country who might be able to attend your equine group's event in order to present information from the Coalition. Any Read More

Florida Track Begins Project to Cool Barns

Calder Race Course said Feb. 9 it has begun application of a new elastomeric coating to 60 barn roofs in the track's stable area, a project that will help reduce stable temperatures normally hiked by the South Florida sun.

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Equine Forage Conference at 3 Virginia Sites

Virginia Cooperative Extension and the Virginia Forage and Grassland Council will explore how horse owners can best utilize their land for grazing and protect soil and water resources at the same time during this year's equine forage conference Read More

New Lecturer, Intern Coordinator for Kentucky Equine Initiative

Elizabeth LaBonty has been named lecturer and internship coordinator for the equine science and management undergraduate degree program within the University of Kentucky's (UK) College of Agriculture.

The four-year Bachelor of Science Read More

UK Police Horse Retires after 12 Years on the Job

A Merseyside Police horse has arrived at The Horse Trust's Home of Rest for Horses in Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire.

Sherwin, a 16-year-old, 17hh grey gelding, was involved in high-profile police work such as crowd control during the Read More

Red Hills Horse Trials Cancelled; Lack of Entries, Funds Cited

The Red Hills Horse Trials scheduled for March 13-15 has been cancelled. The organizing committee of Jane Barron, Terrie Brooks, and Marvin Mayer reluctantly made the decision Feb. 4 due to a lack of entries. Red Hills Horse Trials has Read More

AQHA Cloning Forum to be Webcast

Members of the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) who can't make it to the equine cloning forum at the 2009 AQHA Annual Convention in March can watch the event online in the members section of Read More

Funds Available for Research on Effects of Horses on Humans

The Horses and Humans Research Foundation (HHRF) is inviting proposals for studies to investigate the therapeutic effects of horses on humans. The Foundation's broad research agenda includes basic research, as well as clinical studie Read More

Equine Parasite Symposium at Gluck Equine Research Center

The problem of anthelmintic resistance is now recognized as a serious challenge for the control of equine gastrointestinal nematodes, particularly small strongyles (cyathostomins). Benzimidazole resistance is practically ubiquitous in much of th Read More

Rood & Riddle to Provide Vet Care at WEG Test Events

Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital of Lexington, Ky., will provide veterinary services for the test events leading up to the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, the World Games 2010 Foundation Inc. announced today.

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Third Wisconsin Stallion Positive for CEM

A third stallion in Wisconsin has tested positive for contagious equine metritis, or CEM, a treatable reproductive disease of horses, the state's Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection announced Jan. 30.

The National Read More

Habitat for Horses Hurricane Rebuild Completed

The long road back after a disaster of Hurricane Ike's proportions has brought Habitat for Horses to a new place that is better than ever. The ranch took a direct hit from Read More

Horse Council Forum to Highlight Welfare Issues

The focus this year's American Horse Council (AHC) National Issues Forum will be the "Welfare of the Horse." The Forum will be held June 16, 2009, in Washington, D.C., as part of the AHC's annual meeting.

Over the last year, concerns about Read More

No Turfway Quarantine; Horse Negative for EHV-1

The quarantine imposed on Barn 17 at Turfway Park in Florence, Ky., Friday, Jan. 30, was lifted Saturday morning (Jan. 31) after samples from a horse euthanized at the track Friday tested negative for equine herpesvirus and other communicable Read More

ReRun Establishes New Program

ReRun, the nonprofit Thoroughbred adoption group, and Bella Rosa Riding Academy (BRRA) in Howell, N.J., have established a new program, "Catch Riders," to educate and improve the horsemanship skills of young riders using Thoroughbred Read More

Barbaro Memorial to be Unveiled in April

The public unveiling of a bronze statue to celebrate the life of 2006 Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro will take place at Churchill Downs April 26. The announcement came on the second anniversary of Barbaro's passing on Jan. 29, 2007. Read More

Rutgers Equine Science Center Schedules Horses 2009 Conference

Horses 2009 is coming to Rutgers on Saturday, March 28, and Sunday, March 29, 2009, organized by the Equine Science Center at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

The program will offer attendees an intense learning experience, with Read More

Remember Tapeworm Control this Spring

Before turning horses out on pasture this spring, remember to check with your veterinarian to ensure your deworming program includes tapeworm control.

Tapeworms are transmitted by an intermediate host, the oribatid mite, which lives on Read More

Equine Parasitologist Receives National Science Award

Danish equine parasitologist Martin Krarup Nielsen, DVM, has been awarded one of the most prestigious awards of his country. Danish Minister of Science Helge Sander and Her Royal Highness Princess Mary of Denmark recently delivered the Young Read More

WEG 2010 Competition Schedule Revised

The World Games 2010 Foundation has revised the competition schedule for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.

The new schedule moves the Reining competition to Sept. 25-30, and shifts the Vaulting competition to Oct. 1-10. No other Read More

Dr. Temple Grandin to Speak at Horse Expos

With two New York Times bestsellers and several other titles to her credit, Temple Grandin, PhD, is perhaps the most widely-recognized resources on animal behavior and humane livestock treatment in the nation--and perhaps the world. She i Read More

Equine Product 'Surpass' Purchased by Boehringer Ingelheim

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc. (BIVI) recently announced it has purchased the product Surpass (1% diclofenac sodium) from Idexx Laboratories Inc. Surpass will be marketed through the existing animal health distribution channels and Read More